Saturday, September 28, 2013

One Step at a Time

Sometimes I feel like a million points of light shoot out of my head and my attention scatters from one thing to the next like a bumble bee in a field of daisies. 

I am in one of those moods today.

I need to focus on housework and school work - the latter being more interesting - but I just can't seem to do it. My attention is drawn every which way but on either of the two. There is only one way to get myself out of this thought pattern, and that is to break things down into micro-tasks. For example, read three paragraphs of psychology; or unload five dishes from the dishwasher every time I enter the kitchen. Committing to a micro-task is easy to do, and I often find I keep going with whatever I've started. It's the starting that's the hard part - the inertia to overcome.

Okay, that is the plan for the day. Micro-task my way into getting things done!

Sorry for such a lame post. Just had to get my thoughts out to be able to re-focus. 

Friday, September 27, 2013


In honor of hitting my 100th post this week, I am giving away a pair of pink, yes, PINK, hi-top sneakers to a lucky winner! (Feel free to forward this to friends, family, well-wishers, and passersby.)

To Enter:

Simply post a comment right here on the blog or on the Facebook page acknowledging your entry in the contest. 

Deadline for Entry:  Friday, September 27, 2013, 11:59 PM EDT

Winner Announced: Sunday, September 29, 2013.


Limit (1) entry per person. 

Contest not open to immediate family - you know who you are!

Winner will be randomly drawn using


(1) pair of pink hi-top sneakers (Converse) in winner's size

Prize will be shipped within 3 - 4 weeks of drawing - depending on how long it takes me to find the right size! ;)

Note: This contest is a giveaway paid for solely by the blogger (Pink Hi-Tops) and is not sponsored by Converse or any other manufacturer, corporation, individual, etc.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

My Cross-Addiction

Hey! Don't forget to enter the Pink Hi-Top Adventures giveaway! See:

And now, back to our regularly scheduled blog...


Filofax, A5 Finchley in Imperial Purple
Haven't blogged in a week(?) or so. I have been trying to get myself caught back up in school after having gotten a little behind. I have also struggled with writer's block again - waiting to write the perfect blog. After all, this is my 100th post. It's gotta be good, doesn't it? Oh well. It is what it is. I'll just write about what's on my mind now.

You know what's on my mind? Cross-addiction: giving up one addiction and replacing it with another. I am cross-addicted to a Facebook group - Planner Addicts. Yes, the name says it all. It's a wonderful group full of like-minded women and a few men, who love organization, office supplies, planners, and planning. I realize this jettisons me into the realm of super- geekdom, but I love this group! And, being a good addict always out for a quick "fix" - anything to stuff that hole of never-ending want - Facebook is currently filling that void.

The irony is that the group is dedicated to planners and organizing one's time. I clearly need help with the latter. I have a planner and I plan my day, but I struggle with following through on the plan!

{Lord, this blog  is SO boring! If anyone has stuck with me this far, God bless you!}

So today's goal is to use my planner - to plan my day {yes, at 12:50 PM!} and follow the plan - and to better manage my time on Facebook.

That said, gotta get to work! Hope you have a productive, happy day too!